This provocative book of photography offers a bold new insight into the lives of the world's largest mammals, along with their complex societies. In these pages, we learn that whales share an amazing ability to learn and adapt to opportunities, from specialized feeding strategies to parenting techniques. There is also evidence of deeper, cultural elements of whale identity, from unique dialects to matrilineal societies to organized social customs like singing contests.
Photographer Joel Sartore’s lifelong project to make portraits of the world’s endangered species conveys a powerful message: To know these animals is to save them. With a foreword by acting legend Harrison Ford, this special Earth Day edition of this book is sure to inspire wonder and joy in your home.
Did you know that a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away? Or that an astronaut's heartbeat slows down in space? It's all totally weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.